The broad philosophy of training in medical laboratory sciences are to:
a) provide sound academic and professional background for the production of Medical Laboratory Scientists who would be capable of working anywhere in Nigeria.
b) produce Medical Laboratory Scientists who would satisfy internationally recognisable standards and who could undertake further training towards specialisation.
c) produce Medical Laboratory Scientists with sufficient management ability to play a leadership role and entrepreneurship in employing others, establishing self, and also in training and general practice of laboratory sciences.